Salvation Army

The Salvation Army kettle campaign will once again be seen in front of BC Liquor stores. (The News files)

Kettle campaign bell ringers now allowed in front of liquor stores across B.C.

Liquor Distribution Branch reverses decision, will welcome Salvation Army

 

Stuart Richardson (right) watches a saxophone quartet play at ValleyFair Mall in Maple Ridge as bellringers for the Salvation Army. (Neil Corbett/The News)

Salvation Army not allowed in front of BC Liquor stores this Christmas

Liquor branch says it already has campaign for food banks, Share-a-Bear

 

From left to right, Salvation Army Captain Matt Kean, Chilliwack Food Bank co-ordinator Don Armstrong, Chilliwack farmer Larissa Garcia, and Captain Fiona Kean. (BC Egg photo)

600,000 eggs donated by farmers to food banks across B.C. by end of 2022

‘We don’t want any parents to be in a position where they can’t feed their kids’ - Chilliwack egg farmer

 

Ron Sestrap jingles a bell during a two-hour shift of volunteering for the Salvation Army kettle campaign in 2018. Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News
Ron Sestrap jingles a bell during a two-hour shift of volunteering for the Salvation Army kettle campaign in 2018. Dustin Godfrey/Abbotsford News
Michael Murphy mans a Salvation Army red kettle during the 2021 holiday season. (Submitted photo)

Salvation Army’s kettle campaign raises $152K in Abbotsford-Mission

Funds go toward necessities and programs that help people get back on their feet

Michael Murphy mans a Salvation Army red kettle during the 2021 holiday season. (Submitted photo)
Unhoused residents are at an increased risk of harm during cold or snowy weather. (Black Press Media file photo)

Salvation Army responds to extreme weather in B.C., readies temporary shelters

Support organization concerned for at-risk residents provincewide

Unhoused residents are at an increased risk of harm during cold or snowy weather. (Black Press Media file photo)
“That money has to last 365 days a year, because that’s how many days we’re on the street helping vulnerable individuals.” (Breanna Himmelright/Black Press Media)

Salvation Army kicks off red kettle campaign with extra flood donation goal

Divisional secretary Mike Leland says this year’s need is ‘through the roof’

  • Nov 22, 2021
“That money has to last 365 days a year, because that’s how many days we’re on the street helping vulnerable individuals.” (Breanna Himmelright/Black Press Media)
Kathy Burton’s A Pastoral Trail has been selected as the grand prize winner in a photo contest held by the Salvation Army for Abbotsford and Mission.

Winners announced in Salvation Army photo contest for Abbotsford and Mission

Selection to appear in 2022 fundraising calendar, which goes on sale Sept. 20

Kathy Burton’s A Pastoral Trail has been selected as the grand prize winner in a photo contest held by the Salvation Army for Abbotsford and Mission.
The third annual Mopar Car Show on July 25 at Abbotsford Chrysler raised more than $4,000 for the Salvation Army’s Pantry34 Program. (Submitted photo)

Car show in Abbotsford raises more than $4,000 for Salvation Army

Funds support Pantry34 Program to provide food in local schools

The third annual Mopar Car Show on July 25 at Abbotsford Chrysler raised more than $4,000 for the Salvation Army’s Pantry34 Program. (Submitted photo)
The local Salvation Army is holding a photo contest for its 2022 fundraising calendar. (Stock photo)

Salvation Army holds photo contest of Abbotsford and Mission locations

Total of 25 winning selections will be used in 2022 fundraising calendar

The local Salvation Army is holding a photo contest for its 2022 fundraising calendar. (Stock photo)
A massive fire at the Delair Court Apartments destroyed one of the buildings on the morning of Feb. 14. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)

Salvation Army thanks residents for ‘incredible generosity’ to victims of apartment fire

16 palettes of items donated to those who lost homes in Delair Court Apartments

A massive fire at the Delair Court Apartments destroyed one of the buildings on the morning of Feb. 14. (John Morrow/Abbotsford News)
The Salvation Army’s Christmas Kettle Campaign in Abbotsford/Mission raised $160,000 over the holiday season. (Submitted photo)

Local Salvation Army kettles raise $160K over holiday season

Christmas campaign in Abbotsford/Mission surpasses $150K goal

The Salvation Army’s Christmas Kettle Campaign in Abbotsford/Mission raised $160,000 over the holiday season. (Submitted photo)
An automated donation stand for the Salvation Army is seen on the way out of a grocery store in Montreal, on Monday, December 21, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
An automated donation stand for the Salvation Army is seen on the way out of a grocery store in Montreal, on Monday, December 21, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
The Salvation Army Christmas kettle campaign in Abbotsford-Mission starts Monday, Nov. 23. (Black Press file photo)

Salvation Army kettle campaign aims to raise $150K in Abbotsford-Mission

Annual fundraiser begins Nov. 23 with changes due to the pandemic

The Salvation Army Christmas kettle campaign in Abbotsford-Mission starts Monday, Nov. 23. (Black Press file photo)
THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette

Iconic Salvation Army fundraiser faces increased demand, challenges due to COVID-19

Charity says it has not seen an increase in demand like this for decades

THE CANADIAN PRESS/Nathan Denette
Jason has hope today because of the Salvation Army – Centre of Hope.

‘I have hope today because of them’

Christmas Kettle campaign supports vital programs at Abbotsford’s Centre of Hope

  • Nov 16, 2020
Jason has hope today because of the Salvation Army – Centre of Hope.
Rob Studiman distributes backpacks filled with school supplies to students at the Salvation Army’s Cascade Community Church in Abbotsford on Sept. 2. (Submitted photo)

Salvation Army in Abbotsford provides backpacks filled with school supplies

More than 140 students receive items during drive-thru Kids Tools for Schools campaign

Rob Studiman distributes backpacks filled with school supplies to students at the Salvation Army’s Cascade Community Church in Abbotsford on Sept. 2. (Submitted photo)
The Salvation Army’s emergency disaster services vehicle has been visiting Abbotsford neighbourhoods twice a week throughout the pandemic and will continue to do so until the end of the summer. From left are Chaplain Chris and outreach workers Deb, Jessie and Rick, with Dennis in the truck. (Submitted photo)

Abbotsford charities see hike in demand for services during pandemic

Archway Food Bank and Salvation Army work hard to help those impacted

The Salvation Army’s emergency disaster services vehicle has been visiting Abbotsford neighbourhoods twice a week throughout the pandemic and will continue to do so until the end of the summer. From left are Chaplain Chris and outreach workers Deb, Jessie and Rick, with Dennis in the truck. (Submitted photo)
June 5 is National Doughnut Day. (Black Press Media file photo)

National Doughnut Day pays tribute to those on frontlines of First World War

The Salvation Army will be handing out doughnuts to community partners on Friday

June 5 is National Doughnut Day. (Black Press Media file photo)
The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services is ready when needed

The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services is ready when needed

The Salvation Army’s Emergency Disaster Services (EDS) program began in Canada in…

  • May 11, 2020
The Salvation Army Emergency Disaster Services is ready when needed